A King and no King
I think thou lov'st 'em better than quarrelling _Bessus_, I'le
say so much i'thy behalf, and yet thou 'rt valiant enough upon a
retreat, I think thou wouldst kill any man that stopt thee if
But was not this a brave Combate _Mardonius_?
Why, didst thou see't?
You stood wi'me.
I did so, but me thought thou wink'dst every blow they strook.
Well, I believe there are better souldiers than I, that never saw
two Princes fight in lists.
By my troth I think so too _Bessus_, many a thousand, but
certainly all that are worse than thou have seen as much.
'Twas bravely done of our King.
Yes, if he had not ended the wars: I'me glad thou dar'st talk of
such dangerous businesses.
To take a Prince prisoner in the heart of's own Country in single
See how thy blood curdles at this, I think thou couldst be
contented to be beaten i'this passion.
Shall I tell you truly?